Green Rhino in motion 2019!

2020-01-17T12:31:55+00:00January 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

ProFound’s sister company in Kenya Green Rhino  witnessed much progress in 2019: Training of the Jarine team on value of HGC to aggregators (Green Rhino 2019) We finalised activities under SNV’s ‘Kenya Market-led Horticulture Programme (HortIMPACT)’, working hard on demand and supply side factors to improve food safety issues in Kenya. We organised Producer-Farmer and Consumer Focus Group discussions concerning our focus products tomatoes and leafy vegetables. Moreover, the 3 pilots on food safety protocols with a producer group, a processor, a supermarket and restaurant chain continued. SNV published a report on the projects, named HortIMPACT – [...]

Green Rhino tackles food safety issues in Kenya with Healthy Green Choice

2019-04-12T15:20:20+00:00May 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Kenyan companies face severe mistrust issues on the domestic and international markets, dating a few years back, when products were rejected by European markets despite carrying labels. European tests revealed metal and pesticides residues. ProFound’s sister company Green Rhino is accelerating its activities in Kenya. This month, Bert-Jan Ottens and James Sablerolles joined Operations Manager Stella Maina in Nairobi to further develop ‘Healthy Green Choice’ food safety solutions. "It has become clear we are looking at long-term collaboration with partners in Kenya to work on traceable and food-safe value chains. In past weeks, we established working relations with two supermarket [...]